Purpose of the Policy:
Policy Main Content:
MARC bibliographic records should comply with standards as set forth in these documents:
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (2nd ed., 2002 revision)
MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data
Bibliographic Formats and Standards
Library of Congress Rule Interpretations
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Subject Cataloging Manual: Subject Headings
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
Other documents or sites which may assist you in cataloging include the MARC Standards site from the Library of Congress - Network Development and MARC Standards Office
(http://www.loc.gov/marc/marc.html) and The Library of Congress Cataloging Policy & Support Office (http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/).
Each MOBIUS library is required to exercise authority control over its own database. Libraries may use the Library of Congress Authorities (http://authorities.loc.gov/) and MARC 21 Format for Authority Data (http://www.loc.gov/marc/authority/ecadhome.html)
websites to assist in authority control.